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State: Illinois
Location: Harvey
Time Period: 1951
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer

Facility Description: Swenson Evaporator was scheduled to perform a raffinate spray drying test for National Lead Company of Ohio (NLO) on March 20, 1951. This test would have involved some radioactive residue. The drums containing the raffinate were shipped to Swenson by Mallinckrodt, but it is believed that they were not opened and the test not performed.

Swenson Evaporator Co. is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.

Swenson Evaporator Co. Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, even if your claim has been accepted or denied.

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